Jaqui's Daily Blog

A Towel, a Lesson and a Beautiful Swan

Today I learnt how to fold a towel into a swan shape! It really is true, is it not, that you are never too old to learn?

 

Mr B agrees with the sentiment but suggests that some things are more useful to learn than others. He is finding it hard to imagine to what use I will put my new found skill. 

 

My lesson in towel folding came at a poolside demonstration given by the housekeeping staff at our hotel.  I thought, what a good idea to let them show off for a bit. As well as the swan, they showed me how to make a crocodile and an elephant but only the swan looked vaguely as it should do. The hardest bit was keeping the towel tucked firmly under my chin while I folded in the sides. "Stronger! Stronger!" my teacher kept encouraging me. I think she meant "tighter" but I am not too sure...

 

I can't wait for the next time someone comes to visit us. There on the bed, instead of boring towels on the end of the guest bed, there will be two beautiful white towelling swans, swimming across the duvet.  Always provided I can remember how it's done...

 

Daily cribbage competition: 1 all

 

Running total: Mr B: 11; Me: 6

 

It's getting VERY competitive out on our balcony as the sun goes down!

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10.11 | 21:31

What a super account of a special event. I loved meeting you last night and seeing your creation come together. I’m so pleased you got so much from the activity

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07.09 | 13:17

I have broad shoulders x

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09.08 | 07:45

I love it, what a wonderful read on a very wet Monday Morning. Well done and I love the idea of the Grandmother's Book, an idea I shall definately borrow.

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30.03 | 17:40

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